Subject: Re: Nokia GSM phones and pkgsrc? kernel?
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/2000 12:19:15
On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 07:14:07PM +1000, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> Sean Doran writes:
>  >   Right this second I am suffering with a 9600bps GSM data-service
>  > connection "home", and unfortunately this also means I am suffering
>  > under WNT.  (Is WNT related to VMS in the same way IBM relates to HAL?)
>  > 
>  >   Is there any way to talk PPP through a Nokia GSM phone under NetBSD?
>  > This would be really relally really nice.
> If you have a new enough phone that supports the at emulation, via
> either IrDA (no good for netbsd) or the serial dongle, then it's
> simple - it looks like a modem.
> the 6150 and 8810 are known to work this way, others not so sure.

6150?  REALLY!!???

You mean, you just plug the serial cable into the phone, the other end of
the cable to a NetBSD machine, launch kermit and type "AT" and the 6150
is supposed to reply with "OK"?

That can't be true.. it would be the first piece of good news this week ;)